TONIGHT’S 1872 Cup clash between Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh at Scotstoun has been postponed due to positive Covid cases being returned in the home squad.
A statement issued by united Rugby Championship said:
The Round 8 United Rugby Championship fixture between Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh has been postponed.
The game was due to take place on Monday, December 27 in Glasgow, however, a number of positive Covid-19 cases within the Glasgow Warriors squad have been reported by the club. The URC Medical Advisory Group has liaised with Glasgow Warriors and Public Health Scotland and deemed that the fixture cannot go ahead as scheduled.
The United Rugby Championship will now consider available dates to reschedule the game.
A statement from Glasgow Warriors added:
Glasgow Warriors will provide more information to Season Ticket Members and Ticket Purchasers in due course. We will continue dialogue with the league and Public Health Scotland in the coming weeks. The club thanks its supporters for their continued patience at this time.
The two sides are due to meet in the return leg of this double-header at the DAM Health Stadium on 2nd January (six days’ time) but that will be contingent on whether the outbreak in the Warriors is contained.
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